Linux Security

Security is always a concern, and with major security holes like Shellshock and Heartbleed being announced regularly, it’s more critical than ever to secure the data you are liable for. This course will walk you through the many risks and threats that exist, show you how to use best practices and other open-source tools to mitigate or counteract those threats, and teach you what you need to know to detect and recover from those attacks that do happen.


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Course Overview

This advanced, completely hands-on course adopts a highly technical approach to cover important security techniques and tools. By providing visibility both into attack vectors and possible security holes, this course provides you a complete guide on how to mitigate security risks in any Linux environment.


Course Details

  • Delivery Method: classroom course
  • Duration: 4 days of instructor-led class time
  • Hands-on labs & Assignments
  • Ressources & Course Manual
  • Experience level: Intermediate


After the course you will receive a certification of completion


Course Outline

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Security Basics
  • Chapter 3. Threats and Risk Assessment
  • Chapter 4. Physical Access
  • Chapter 5. Logging
  • Chapter 6. Auditing and Detection
  • Chapter 7. Application Security
  • Chapter 8. Kernel Vulnerabilities
  • Chapter 9. Authentication
  • Chapter 10. Local System Security
  • Chapter 11. Network Security
  • Chapter 12. Network Services Security
  • Chapter 13. Denial of Service
  • Chapter 14. Remote Access
  • Chapter 15. Firewalling and Packet Filtering
  • Chapter 16. Response and Mitigation
  • Chapter 17. Compliance testing with OSCAP



Attendees should: